Enriching a Lexical Resource for French Verbs with Aspectual Information

Authors Anna Kupść , Pauline Haas , Rafael Marín, Antonio Balvet

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Anna Kupść
  • CLLE and Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France
Pauline Haas
  • UMR Lattice 8094 and Université Paris 13, France
Rafael Marín
  • UMR STL 8163, CNRS and Université de Lille, F-59000, France
Antonio Balvet
  • UMR STL 8163, CNRS and Université de Lille, F-59000, France

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Anna Kupść, Pauline Haas, Rafael Marín, and Antonio Balvet. Enriching a Lexical Resource for French Verbs with Aspectual Information. In 3rd Conference on Language, Data and Knowledge (LDK 2021). Open Access Series in Informatics (OASIcs), Volume 93, pp. 10:1-10:12, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik (2021)


The paper presents a syntactico-semantic lexicon of over a thousand French verbs. It has been created by manually adding lexical aspect features to verb frames from TreeLex [Kupść and Abeillé, 2008]. We present how the original syntactic resource has been adapted to the current project, our aspect assignment procedure and an overview of the resulting lexical resource.

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  • Computing methodologies → Language resources
  • Computing methodologies → Lexical semantics
  • Computing methodologies → Information extraction
  • computational semantics
  • corpora-based methods in language engineering
  • electronic language resources and tools
  • formalization of natural languages


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